City of Bunbury councillors have voted not to reduce the number of elected members on the council.

A new review says closing the gap for Indigenous eye health is very much a possibility.

The Victorian Government is calling for technology to be installed across its electricity distribution network to reduce the risk of fire from fallen power lines.

The NSW Environment Protection Authority appears to have bungled part of its investigation into water pollution on the Central Coast, by conducting water quality tests on the wrong river.

“Smart” drum lines that tell authorities when a shark is hooked are among the high-tech innovations behind rolled out on NSW beaches.

The Northern Territory Government has moved to include the mining, oil and gas sectors under the regulations of the Water Act.

The Senate has passed a bill that would remove all children from onshore immigration detention.

A FIFO camp licence extension in WA continues to force a wedge between the state’s Liberal and National parties.

The Victorian Government is withdrawing funding for new coal-powered generators and will review past development projects, after attempts to attract investment with a demonstration power plant failed.

The Mayor of Gloucester has called on the NSW Government to buy back AGL’s coal seam gas (CSG) licence for the area, saying he cannot ignore the negative impact on residents.

Around 600 people packed Sydney's Martin Place to protest against a NSW Government plan to merge councils.

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has launched a community infrastructure proposal that aims to stimulate local economic opportunities.

New climate models have been released that predict sea levels will rise high enough to flood parts of Batemans Bay on the New South Wales south coast.

The Federal Government has announced it will review the 99-year lease on the Darwin Port, but the business community says that could harm future investment.

Queensland’s Maranoa council has set up a new five-star rating system to help local firms win government contracts.

A successful trial of new farming techniques on Christmas Island could see it become Australia’s cannabis capital.

A large section of the Northern Territory’s medical community is calling for the end of open speed limits. 

The Tasmanian Government is building an on-island cloud service to hold government data and deliver services in the future.

The Federal Government has released its shortlist of six sites that could one day store "low-to-intermediate" nuclear waste.

The NSW Local Government Minister could dust off a one-size-fits-all plan for statutory “rural councils”.

A NSW MP has come up with a plan to avoid the state’s controversial Fit for the Future reforms, and it has already been labelled “illogical”, “crazy”, and ridiculous.

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